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Type Settlement
Scripts Шымкент(Kazakh, Russian) شىمكەنت(Kazakh Arabic)
Pronounced Pron. shum-KENT(Kazakh) shim-KYENT(Russian)  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Kazakh шым (shym) meaning "sod, turf, meadow" and кент (kent) meaning "town". This is the name of a city in Kazakhstan.
Added 5/30/2016 by HL
Edited 9/9/2021 by HL